Drug Crime Lawyer in Santa Ana
Protecting the Rights of the Criminally Accused, Serving Orange County
If you have been accused of committing a drug crime, it is important to retain representation from a trusted criminal defense attorney. After being arrested or charged with a drug offense, make your first call to a knowledgeable and experienced drug crime lawyer in Santa Ana. Choose the Law Offices of Sholeh Iravantchi.
At our firm, we have handled numerous drug crimes cases and we have the necessary resources needed to protect your rights and safeguard your future. With so much at stake, do not try to get through this challenging time alone. Attorney Sholeh Iravantchi is here to compassionately guide you through every step of the complex legal process.
Call (714) 874-9300 today to set up a free consultation with our firm. We look forward to serving you.
Types of Drug Offenses
In California, a drug crime involves any unlawful use or possession of a controlled substance.
There are several different types of drug offenses, including:
- Possession with intent to sell or distribute
- Drug distribution or sale
- Cultivation or manufacturing
- Prescription fraud or forgery
Penalties for Drug Crimes in California
Drug laws change over the years, but one thing remains constant: These crimes are severely punished, regardless of whether they are charged as misdemeanors or as felonies.
Drug crime penalties can include fines, jail time, mandatory drug treatment, license suspension, and restricted gun rights. A drug conviction will also remain permanently on your criminal record, which could lead to problems getting a job, applying for a loan, or finding housing.
The specific consequences for a drug offense depend upon several factors, including:
- The nature of the crime
- The amount of the substance involved
- The place where the drug offense occurred
- The defendant’s criminal history
Fight to Get Your Charges Reduced or Dismissed
Although the consequences of a drug crime are often harsh, the Law Offices of Sholeh Iravantchi knows how to fight for the accused. You can count on our Santa Ana drug crime lawyer to fight to get your charges reduced or even dismissed.
To discuss your situation with our experienced criminal defense attorney, reach out to us at (714) 874-9300 now.
People vs. A Dismissed
Two (2) counts of violating California Health & Safety Code Sections 11377(a) [Possession of a Controlled Substance] and 11364.1(a) [Possession of Drug Paraphernalia].
People vs. C. Negotiated
Four (4) felony counts of fraud. (Community Service)
People vs. E. Vacated
One (1) felony conviction. (Conviction Removed)
People vs. J. Dismissed
Two (2) counts of violating California Penal Code Section 459 [Burglary].
People vs. L. I. Dismissed
One (1) misdemeanor charge of violating California Penal Code Section 243 [Battery].
People vs. L. N. Dismissed
One (1) count of violating California Penal Code Section 288 [Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a Child].
People vs. M. No Charges Filed
California Penal Code Section 518 [Extortion]. One (1) count of violating
People vs. M. I. Dismissed
One (1) count of violating California Penal Code Section 484 [Petty theft].
People vs. M. R. Dismissed
One (1) count of violating California Penal Code Section 311.11 [Possession of Child Pornography].
People vs. N. M. Dismissed
One (1) count of violating California Penal Code Section 518 [Extortion].